RFE/RL: As Muslims around the world prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha, many Afghanis are struggling to afford basic necessities amid a deepening economic crisis and Western sanctions. Click here to view photos (external link).
8am: The citizens of the country have been severely affected by increased poverty under the control of the Taliban. About two years ago, Herati traditional clothes enjoyed a thriving market, and citizens, particularly young people, would purchase them for special occasions such as Eid. However, traditional cloth sellers, this year are witnessing a decline in
Khaama: Friday marked the beginning of Eid-ul-Fitr in Afghanistan, which was celebrated across the country. Afghanistan people celebrated the Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday across the country after the supreme court confirmed the 21st of April as the first day of Eid in the country. Click here to read more (external link). Related Taliban Orders Women Not
Khaama: The de facto regime of Afghanistan’s supreme leader Mullah Hibatullah Akhudzada on Tuesday released an Eid-ul Fitr message and asked the people of Afghanistan to be thankful for “peace and Islamic Sharia System.” Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada said, “Significant reform measures have been taken in culture, education, economy, media and other fields, and the bad
Tolo News: Afghans across the country on Saturday celebrated the first day of Eid-al-Adha amid severe economic hardship. Eid-al-Adha is the Muslim religious holiday being celebrated around the world. Eid-al-Adha was celebrated through feast sacrifices and some Afghan traditions of wearing new clothes and visiting relative’s houses. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Iran has deported many Afghan refugees because of celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr in the country on Monday. Iran had earlier announced Monday as the 30th day of Ramadan, and Tuesday was declared Eid-ul-Fitr in the country. The deported immigrants told Hasht-e Subh that they had celebrated the occasion of Eid on Monday in obedience to Sunnis
Aamaj: Unlike other Islamic countries, Taliban announced Sunday, May 01, 2022, as the first day of Eid-al-Fitr. Taliban claim that they saw the crescent of Shawal (an Arabic month after Ramadan) on Saturday evening, but a number of people were fasting yesterday and celebrate today Monday, May 02, 2022 as the first day of Eid-al-Fitr.
Ariana: Former Afghan president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, who is currently living in exile, said in an Eid ul-Fitr message on Saturday that the current situation in Afghanistan is dangerous and that Afghans need to learn from the past and accept each other. Ghani fled the country on August 15 last year which led to the
AFP via Al Jazeera: Akhunzada delivered his brief address from one of the front rows of worshippers in Kandahar without turning to face the crowd, according to social media posts. Taliban officials did not allow journalists to approach him. Two helicopters hovered over the mosque for the two-hour event. Click here to read more (external